Introduced by Sen. Lana Theis (R) on September 15, 2020
To permit and establish rules for a public body to hold meetings electronically, with members and votes considered to have met the usual requirements, and a requirement that members of the public be allowed to participate by phone or electronically. The bill would also require public bodies to accommodate the participation of a member who is absent due to a medical condition or a statewide or locally declared state of emergency. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Local Government Committee on September 15, 2020
Reported in the Senate on October 7, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-3) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on October 8, 2020
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on October 8, 2020